Enjoy a Fireworks Display in 2015

Essex fireworks display on bonfire nightIt’s almost Bonfire Night!

As summer leaves us, children head back to school and the nights are drawing in many people start to feel a little down as the joy of summer is replaced with the gloom of autumn.

So, what better way to overcome the gloom than to attend one of Essex’s fireworks displays on Bonfire Night? Essex holds many large organised firework displays, many with music, lights and a real fairground atmosphere.

Here we are listing all the major ones, with details of where to buy tickets as they become available. We are adding all firework displays as the information becomes available.

If you are aware of other public shows in Essex please feel free send the details over in the comments form below – its all free! Please always remember the fireworks code – have fun but stay safe this bonfire night.

Check the comments below for some late additions! And always try to get tickets early and confirm dates / times with the event organiser.

Chelmsford Fireworks

The largest charity fireworks event in Chelmsford, raising money for various local good causes.

  • Sat 7th Nov 2015
  • Admirals Park, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2PJ
  • Doors opening at 4.30pm –  rides, food and bar
  • VIP tent – Access to private toilets and bar (increased VIP capacity this year, due to high demand
  • 7.30pm Firework Display (entrance closes)
  • Tickets: Adults £7, child £4, family of four £16, VIP £12 (VIP tent)
  • VIP Tickets: £14 adult, £7 kids
  • FREE for Under 5’s
  • Fastrack entrance for pre-sold tickets
  • Chelmsford Bus Station

Southend Seafront Firework Spectacular(s)

Southend has a fireworks display every Saturday night from 3rd October 2015 – 14th November 2015.

  • 7.30pm start
  • Info: Southend Visitor Information Centre: 01702 618747
  • Free entry

Belchamps Fireworks & Giant Bonfire

  • Saturday 7th November
  • Time: Gates open 5pm,
  • Kids Fireworks 6pm (less bangs)
  • 6.20pm Pluto Jugglers LED Show
  • 7.10pm Pluto Jugglers Fire Display
  • Bonfire 7.30pm
  • Main fireworks at 8pm
  • Tickets: £6 adults, £4 child, under 3’s free
  • Address: Belchamps Scout Activity Centre, Holyoak Lane, Hawkwell, Essex SS5 4JD
  • Call 01702 562690 – info@belchamps.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.belchamps.org.uk/fire-work-event/

The Notleys Golf Club

  • Saturday 7th November
  • Bonfire: 7:00pm
  • Display: 8:00pm
  • Disco, hot food, bar
  • Tickets on gate: £6 adults / £4 kids
  • Nr Braintree, Essex: The Notleys Golf Club, Witham Road, White Notley CM8 1RG
  • Tel: 01376 329328

The Panfield Bell, Panfield, Braintree

  • 7th November at @ 17:00
  • Panfield’s annual professional firework display held at the Bell football field.
  • Followed by live music in the pub after from the Beaten Track.
  • Gates open 5pm, fire lit at 6pm, fireworks at 7pm. Tickets from the pub
  • Adults £4.50 Under 16’s/OAP’s £3.00 FamilyTicket 2 Adults, 2 Kids £12.00

South Woodham Ferrers – Rotary Fireworks at Marsh Farm

  • Saturday 7th of November 2015
  • Gates open 5.30pm
  • 6.40pm Torch-light procession & Ringtails – Rock/Folk/Blues group.
  • 6.45pm Light the Bonfire
  • 7.15pm Fireworks – watch the sky for massive aerial fireworks display
  • 8.30pm Close of all events
  • Marsh Farm Coutnry Park CM3 5WP
  • Ticket information: www.swfspectacular.co.uk
  • Prices on the gate: £9 singles, £18 family. Under 5’s FREE
  • Stalls & Beer Tent
  • Free bus services  over town to & from Marsh Farm from 5.30pm to late

Basildon Round Table Fireworks Spectacular

  • 5th November
  • Held at Holy Cross Recreation Ground
  • Gates open at 6.00pm
  • Fireworks Start 7.15pm
  • Stalls, rides, hot food & drink.
  • Organised by Basildon Round Table, raising money for local charities
  • Venue: Holy Cross Recreation Ground, Church Road, Basildon Essex SS14 2HP
  • Tickets www.basildonroundtable.com

Braintree Grand Fireworks Display and Funfair

  • Thursday 5 Nov 2015
  • Gates open at 5.30pm
  • Funky Voices Community Choir at 7pm
  • Bonfire lit at 7.45pm
  • Fireworks at 8pm
  • For further details email corinneaw@aol.com

Colchester Castle Fireworks

  • Thursday 5th November, 2015
  • “King’s Coel’s Kittens Fireworks Spectacular “
  • Advanced tickets only – call 01206 282920
  • Gates open 6pm
  • The Guy procession commences at 7pm lead by the Colchester Town Watch with the Beefeaters parading Guy Fawks before he is placed onto the top of the bonfire.
  • Fireworks at 7.30pm
  • Prices: Adult £8.50 (16 years & over), Child £4.00 (4-15 year old), Under 4’s FREE but need a ticket
  • Available from Visitor Information Centre, Queen Street, Lower Castle Park, CO1 1DN.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance as there will be NO tickets sold on the gate.

Down Hall Country House Hotel – Hatfield Heath

  • Thursday 5th November 2015
  • Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
  • Admission: £16.95 per adult, £9.95 per child. Full prepayment will be taken at time of booking and is non-refundable in case of cancellation
  • Hot drink and hog roast, hot dog or burger
  • Down Hall Country House Hotel, Matching Road, Hatfield Heath, Essex CM22 7AS
  • Website: www.downhall.co.uk/events/fireworks-night

Hamstel Schools Family Firework Evening – Southend

  • Thursday 5th November 2015
  • Gates open 5pm., Display at 6:30pm
  • Tickets on the night: £5 each; Children 3 and under – Free
  • Tickets in advance from Crawlers School Uniform shop – 361 Hamstel Road, SS2 4LE
  • Café 709 – 709 Southchurch Road, SS1 2PW

Old Heath Primary School Fireworks Night

  • Friday, November 6,
  • Gates 6pm
  • Fireworks start at 7:30pm
  • Old Heath Road, Colchester, CO2 8DD
  • Tickets: You can either get yours from the school office using the ticket form or by visiting the Coffee House 211 in Old Heath Road

Rettendon Fireworks Display

  • Thursday, November 5, 6pm to 8.30pm
  • Whitehouse Farm, Main Road, Rettendon Common, CM3 8DL
  • Tickets: £4 (in advance), £5 (on the gate)

Long Melford – The Big Night Out!

The Big Night Out Fireworks spectacular at Melford Hall Park, Long Melford, CO10 9AA.

  • Friday 6th November 2015
  • Gates 6pm
  • 7.30 pm Giant bonfire and Guys made by local school children
  • 8pm Pains Pyro Music Display
  • Gate Tickets : Adult £7, Child £5
  • Advance Tickets (Adult £5, child £3)
  • http://www.longmelford.co.uk/Big%20Night%20Out/
  • Tickets available from The Bull Hotel, Cherrylane Garden Centre, Landers Bookshop, Sheridans Estate Agents

Ongar Fireworks Spectacular

  • Friday 7th November 2014
  • Held at Chipping Ongar Primary School
  • Gates open at 6.30pm
  • Firewoks 8pm
  • Stalls, rides, hot food & drink, mulled wine and a beer tent
  • Organised by Ongar Round Table, raising money for local charities
  • Venue: Chipping Ongar Primary School, Greenstead Road, Ongar, Essex CM5 9LA
  • Website: www.ort.org.uk
  • Tickets: Family tickets (2 adults + 2 children) will be on sale from John Sear and the school at a cost of £13
  • £13 for a pre-purchased family ticket. On the gate, £5 per adult, £3 per child.

Billericay Round Table Fireworks event

  • Saturday 7th November 2015
  • 5.30pm Gates Open / DJ Jon
  • Kids Display – 6.15pm
  • 8.00pm Massive Fireworks Spectacular
  • A huge bonfire and firework display + food and drinks
  • Lake Meadows Park, Billericay, CM12 OAQ
  • Tickets – 0844 776 6777
  • http://billericayfireworks.co.uk/

Danbury Fireworks

  • Saturday, November 7
  • The 1st Danbury Scout Group Event at Danbury Outdoors, A414, Danbury.
  • Family funfair starts at 17:30hrs, Giant Bonfire lighting at 19:15hrs,
  • Display at 20:00hrs.
  • Beer Tent – Fun Fair – Giant Bonfire – Food Outlets – Live Stage Entertainment .
  • Parking available Follow signs to Danbury, A414, CM3 4AT
  • Pre- Tickets (discounted) available from October in local Co-Op stores in Chelmsford, Danbury, Ingatestone, Hatfield Peveral.
  • Tickets available on the evening, Please check website for ticket prices.

Colchester Heathlands C of E Primtary School – PTA Fireworks

  • Saturday 7th November
  • Fund raising for the school
  • Fireworks, barbecue and hot drinks, real ale, music
  • Gates open 5.30pm, Bonfire 6.15pm
  • Fireworks 7pm
  • Heathlands C of E Primtary School, New Heath Road, West Berghott
  • Call 01206 240288 for information

Maldon Guy Fawkes Night Bonfire and Fireworks Display

  • Saturday 7th November
  • Annual Grand Fireworks Display
  • Maldon T.I.C, Promenade Park
  • Doors open at 5.30 pm
  • Bonfire 7pm
  • Fireworks 7.30pm
  • Tickets from Tourist Information Centre on 01621 856503
  • Tickets can purchased on the night at £7 for adults and £5 for children.
  • Family tickets £18.00 for 2 adults and 2 children (under 5’s free)

Witham Round Table Charity Fireworks Display

  • Saturday 7th November 2015
  • Witham Rugby Club, Spa Road,Witham.(behind Witham Town F.C)
  • Fair Refreshments/Bar
  • Gates Open 5pm
  • Bonfire 6.30pm
  • Fireworks 7.30pm
  • Tickets from Witham Tourist Information Cente,Town Hall,Newlands Street,Witham.
  • Pre sale tickets are: Adult £5, Child/Concession* £3, Family 2+2 £10.
  • On the Gate: Adult £7, Child/Concession* £4, Family 2+2 £15
  • www.witham.roundtable.co.uk

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  8 comments for “Enjoy a Fireworks Display in 2015

  1. Tina Varsani
    October 8, 2013 at 11:42 am

    Hi please can you confirm the date of the Harold Wood Primary School Fireworks please as the 9th is a Saturday not a Friday.

  2. EssexPortal
    October 12, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Dates soon to be updated for 2013.

  3. November 2, 2013 at 10:26 am

    Very informative firework site for Essex, thank you

  4. steve
    October 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Hi are you doing a firework finder this year

  5. EssexPortal
    October 10, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    I hope too Steve, but at the moment struggling to find the time. Maybe I will get something up next week.

  6. EssexPortal
    October 15, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    All the latest dates have now been updated. Tell all your friends!

  7. Adam
    November 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    Does anyone know if chigwell met police club are having a display this year?

  8. November 4, 2014 at 9:36 pm

    Felsted primary school ptfa family fireworks night 7th November. Gates open at 5.30pm for fireworks at 7pm
    There will be a BBQ, baked potatoes with chilli, a bar, stalls, rides and games so lots to do for all of the family

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